Emergency Management and Response

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"The mission of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is to serve the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and disease related to toxic substances.

ATSDR is directed by congressional mandate to perform specific functions concerning the effect on public health of hazardous substances in the environment. These functions include public health assessments of waste sites, health consultations concerning specific hazardous substances, health surveillance and registries, response to emergency releases of hazardous substances, applied research in support of public health assessments, information development and dissemination, and education and training concerning hazardous substances." from web site

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"Recognizing that sharing information is essential to the coordination of efforts to support state and local counter-terrorism training, the Counter-Terrorism Training and Resources for Law Enforcement web site was born.

This portal web site serves as a single point of access to counter-terrorism training opportunities and related materials available across the Federal Government and from private and nonprofit organizations. These resources will help every law enforcement decisionmaker develop strategic plans for professional training and local emergency response." from web site

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"The National Agricultural Safety Database, NASD, is a collection of publications about agricultural safety and health. The publications are contributed by safety specialists in many different states and agencies."

"NASD contains many kinds of informational materials, including fact sheets, training materials, PowerPoint presentations, video references, and complete on-line videos." -- from web site

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